“I think when ordinary working people come home, turn on the TV and see a gala and all sorts of people at a rich gala all subsidized by the taxpayer, claiming their subsidies aren't high enough when they know they have actually gone up, I'm not sure that's something that resonates with ordinary people," he said. "Ordinary people understand we have to live within a budget.”
Really Steve? This, rather ordinary person, that writes this here blog, thinks Conservatives LOVE galas. So, I call bullshit.
Here's a Picture of Mrs. Harper at the annual Politics and the Pen gala held in the ballroom of the Fairmont Château Laurier.
If you look over her left shoulder, you can see Environment Minister John Baird at the gala too.
And Look, it's none other than Julie Couillard with Party Whip Jay Hill at the gala.
And Vic Toews with his son at the gala.
And look, Minister Jason Kenney and his staffer Tenzin Khangsar at the gala.
And there is, of course, the time the Prime Minister's wife attended the 2008 Gala Juno Dinner.
More Conservative hyperbola. In other words do as I say, not as I do, right Mr. Harper. What I think resonates with Canadians, Mr. Harper is that you are a hypocrite.